Pickleball at the YMCA


Pickleball is easy to learn and fun for all ages. The YMCA of Central Kentucky offers dedicated pickleball indoor play time daily at its four Lexington locations, and seasonally at the outdoor pickleball center at the North Lexington Family YMCA. The Y also offers various pickleball programs, classes, leagues, clinics, and events. Stay up-to-date on all pickleball happenings by following the YMCA of Central Kentucky on social media (Facebook and Instagram) and by browsing events and programs

Indoor Pickleball

Indoor court time is available at all four Lexington YMCA locations each day. For the most current and to plan your visit to the Y, download the mobile app or check out the schedules here

Indoor open play court time is included with a YMCA of Central KY membership. Leagues, clinics, classes, and events may require registration and/or fees. 

The YMCA of Central Kentucky pickleball community embodies the YMCA four core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility, and players are expected to demonstrate unwavering sportsmanship. Please refer to the Pickleball USA Sporstmanship Guide for expectations.


Outdoor Pickleball

The YMCA of Central KY outdoor pickleball center is located at the North Lexington Family YMCA. Access to the outdoor pickleball center requires YMCA of Central KY membership, plus a monthly pickleball add-on fee; pickleball add-on must be completed in-person at a YMCA of Central KY location.

The North Lexington Family YMCA outdoor pickleball center features 10 courts offering 60 hours per week for open skill level play, with wind screens, professional court surfaces, pickleballs, and dedicated, passionate pickleball staff.  See here for Outdoor Pickleball Center Rules.


Outdoor Pickleball Center FAQs

Events, Programs, and More

We are working hard to provide a variety of pickleball classes, trainings, leagues, events, clinics - and more! - for all levels and ages. While open play at the Y requires membership, the community will be able to register for various programming as available. Keep up-to-date with events and programs, and learn about all the Y has to offer here


Pickleball Programs

Meet the Pickleball Staff

Meet Shana Harris, director of pickleball operations at the YMCA of Central KY. Shana joined the team in January 2024 to serve the growing and passionate pickleball community at the Y. 

Meet Shana